Special Issues of International Economic Relations

Rationale

The markets today are open to international competition. Modern managers are therefore obliged to work in a complex international economic environment. This course provides useful tools and methods for investigation of International Economic Relations and International Trade and aims to develop critical thinking and forming a framework of applied economic policy on global economy.

Indicative Content
• The impact of international trade on domestic markets
• International trade, competition and international markets
• Labor- and capital mobility in the global world
• Multi National Enterprises (MNU)
• Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Regional Economic Associations and internalization of economic flows
• European Integration and Globalization

Indicative Bibliography
• Jeffry Frieden, David Lake, 2003, International Political Economy – Perspectives on Global Power and Wealth, Routledge, Fourth Edition
• Kenichi Ohmae, 2007, The Next Global Stage – Challenges and Opportunities in Oun Borderless World, Prentice Hall, Sixth Edition
• Robert Garbauch, 2011, International Economics, 13th Edition.
• Steven Husted, Michael Melvin, 2009, International Economics, International Edition, 8th Edition, Paperback